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As shootings surge across US, police see COVID's crippling of justice system enabling crime

  • Jul 07, 2020

For the last six weekends, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown has awakened to word of another eruption of shootings in his city.

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TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong as police get sweeping new powers

  • Jul 07, 2020

TikTok is to pull its app from Hong Kong app stores as social media companies react to the sweeping new national security laws imposed on the city by Beijing.

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At least 2 people killed in plane collision over Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho

  • Jul 06, 2020

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d’Alene, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said. Witnesses said they saw two planes collide over the water, then crash into the lake near Powd

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Trump Vows to Preserve 'American Way of Life' From Enemies Within During Partisan Independence Day Speech

  • Jul 06, 2020

On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his pol

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Portland police declare ‘riot’ again – as city sees 38th straight day of unrest

  • Jul 05, 2020

Police in Portland, Ore., declared a riot around 11 p.m. local time Saturday as Independence Day marked the 38th consecutive day of civil unrest

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Singapore faces its worst-ever dengue outbreak just as it begins to control coronavirus second wave

  • Jul 05, 2020

Having just managed to get its coronavirus outbreak under control, 

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Warning signs flash for Trump in Wisconsin as pandemic response fuels disapproval

  • Jul 05, 2020

Dennis Boyer, a former lawyer who retired years ago to his farm in southwestern Wisconsin, says there's no question whom he and many people he's talking to are voting for in November: It's Joe Biden. Boyer, a self-described independent vot

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French PM Edouard Philippe resigns as Macron plans new team

  • Jul 03, 2020

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has tendered his resignation after heading President Emmanuel Macron's government for three years. Although Mr. Philippe is considered more popular than the president, the ruling La République En March

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As Domestic Abuse Rises, U.K. Failings Leave Victims in Peril

  • Jul 03, 2020

The British government, after failing to heed early warnings that domestic abuse would soar during the coronavirus lockdown, is still struggling to adequately respond more than four months later. For victims trapped with their abusers, the consequences have been catastrophic.

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